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Re: core dumped messages from tune2fs



Hi,

On Thu, Nov 22, 2001 at 07:09:20PM -0500, Stephen Clark wrote:
 
> [root joker /root]# tune2fs -j /dev/hdc4
> tune2fs 1.25 (20-Sep-2001)
> Creating journal inode: done
> This filesystem will be automatically checked every 20 mounts or
> 180 days, whichever comes first.  Use tune2fs -c or -i to override.
> File size limit exceeded (core dumped)

Sounds like the current 2.4 core VFS bug which applies "ulimit" file
size limits to blkock devices.  The workaround for now is to log in
directly as root instead of logging in as a user with limits and then
"su"ing to root.

Cheers,
 Stephen





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